A few years ago, record label Barbes helped bring Cumbias and Chicha to the American hipster scene. Europe and Latin America were already embracing these psychedelic sounds from the Amazon and it wasn’t long before New York got on board. Brooklyn was first – and soon celebrities started beating the bandwagon. Before anyone knew it – Chichas and Cumbias had taken hold of a huge subset of pop culture.
The long awaited follow up to the initial Roots of Chicha CD is just being released and our program is one of the first out there to highlight this new album.
For more information or for a musical preview, check out this link.